Families Forced From Homes In Suspected Arson Attack

Four families have been forced out of their homes in a suspected arson attack in Newcastle, Co Down.

It is understood a wheelie bin was set on fire and pushed against oil tanks in Bracken Avenue in the early hours of Sunday morning, 30 October.

Emergency services attended the scene and put out the blaze, which is being treated as deliberate.
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Significant damage was caused to four properties and no-one was injured.

Police have launched an investigation.


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